Company B 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
4th Infantry Division
Stanley Ferenc was born in
Connecticut in 1917. He was drafted into the Army
on June 20, 1941 at Trenton, New Jersey. His home of residence was listed as
Mercer County, New Jersey and his civilian occupation was listed as Semiskilled
Welders And Flame Cutters. He had completed two years of High School and was
single with no dependents. His religion was listed as Catholic.
The date of his assignment to
the 22nd Infantry is unknown but he was serving as a
Private with Company B 22nd Infantry at least by 1942 as he is in a Company
photo taken at Camp Gordon, Georgia during that year.
Private First Class Ferenc died of wounds received in action in France during the attack against Cherbourg.
Stanley Ferenc was buried in the
temporary U.S. Military Cemetery,
Sainte Mere-Eglise #2 at Carentan, France and some time later
his remains were returned to the United States where he was
reinterred in New Jersey.
Holy Cross Cemetery
Final burial information from the Find A Grave website
Top photo of Private Stanley Ferenc at Camp Gordon, Georgia from the webmaster's collection
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